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Ellen Barrett

Ellen Barrett, one of 80 convicts transported on the Harmony, 12 May 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ellen Barrett
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1785
Occupation: Dressmaker/manteau maker
Date of Death: 22nd April, 1875
Age: 90 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Harmony
Departure date: 12th May, 1827
Arrival date: 27th September, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 79 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 176
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

Anonymous on 22nd August, 2011 wrote:

Convicted of stealing 46 yards gingham and 4 yards ribbon. On her arrival, Ellen was assigned to Simeon Lord who was a magistrate and merchant of Sydney.

D Wong on 7th May, 2014 wrote:

Ellen Barrett was the wife of John Barrett (Guildford 1827).  Ellen was convicted of stealing cloth and John of receiving it - Ellen was the daughter of Henry and Elizabeth Mellow.

Ellen was 42 years old when convicted, and she arrived with her 3 year old daughter Mary, she also had to leave 5 children aged 4 to 14 years behind.

Ellen was 5’2” tall, fair freckled complexion and could read, brown/grey hair, hazel eyes.

1811: Ellen (Simpson) married John Barrett at Ribchester.

1828 Census: Ellen was with John and Mary at the property of William Elyard at Camden.

Ellen had 2 more children, Joseph in 1829 and Theresa in 1832.

1830: TOL, Illawarra
23/6/1834: COF

1841: Two of Ellen and John’s sons arrived per ‘Archilles” with their wives and they settled in the West Dapto area.

22/4/1875: Ellen died and was buried at the West Dapto Catholic Cemetery with John and many of their descendants.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 7th May, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1785 (prev. 0000), date of death: 22nd April, 1875 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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